Judges 5:12-23 NIV

12 ‘Wake up, wake up, Deborah! Wake up, wake up, break out in song! Arise, Barak! Take captive your captives, son of Abinoam.’

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13 “The remnant of the nobles came down; the people of the LORD came down to me against the mighty.
14 Some came from Ephraim, whose roots were in Amalek; Benjamin was with the people who followed you. From Makir captains came down, from Zebulun those who bear a commander’sa staff.

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    • s 5:14 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
      15 The princes of Issachar were with Deborah; yes, Issachar was with Barak, sent under his command into the valley. In the districts of Reuben there was much searching of heart.

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      16 Why did you stay among the sheep pensbto hear the whistling for the flocks? In the districts of Reuben there was much searching of heart.

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        • t 5:16 - Or "the campfires" ; or "the saddlebags"
          17 Gilead stayed beyond the Jordan. And Dan, why did he linger by the ships? Asher remained on the coast and stayed in his coves.

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          18 The people of Zebulun risked their very lives; so did Naphtali on the terraced fields.

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          19 “Kings came, they fought, the kings of Canaan fought. At Taanach, by the waters of Megiddo, they took no plunder of silver.

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          20 From the heavens the stars fought, from their courses they fought against Sisera.

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          21 The river Kishon swept them away, the age-old river, the river Kishon. March on, my soul; be strong!

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          22 Then thundered the horses’ hooves— galloping, galloping go his mighty steeds.

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          23 ‘Curse Meroz,’ said the angel of the LORD. ‘Curse its people bitterly, because they did not come to help the LORD, to help the LORD against the mighty.’